Sunshine State Conference Athletics Newsfeed Recent athletics headlines. en-us Barry's Linda Fritschken Honored as SSC Woman of the Year Nominee

MELBOURNE, Fla. - Barry women’s tennis player Linda Fritschken has been named the 2014-15 Sunshine State Conference Woman of the Year. Fritschken is the fifth Buccaneer student-athlete in the last 10 years to win the award.

Sunshine State Conference 7/23/2105
Ten SSC Men's Golfers Named 2014 Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars

NORMAN, Okla. – The Golf Couches Association of America announced 91 athletes named Division II Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for 2015. Ten golfers from six insitutions represent the Sunshine State Conference.

Sunshine State Conference 7/23/2015
2015-2016 Sunshine State Conference Championship Dates and Locations

MELBOURNE, Fla. - The Sunshine State Conference has announced the dates and sites for its fifteen 2015-16 postseason conference championships.

Sunshine State Conference 7/22/2015
FSC's Tyler Logan Advances to Finals in NCAA Elite 89 Fan Favorite Contest

LAKELAND - Thanks to a ninth place finish in the semifinal round of voting, former Florida Southern men's basketball player Tyler Logan has advanced to the final round of the NCAA's Elite 89 Fan Favorite contest that is being conducted on social media.

Sunshine State Conference 7/22/2015
Embry-Riddle Athletics Approved to Advance in NCAA II Membership Process

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Embry-Riddle Athletics took another big step in its transition toward full NCAA II membership as the program was approved to advance to year two of the three-year membership process. ERAU received notification from the NCAA Membership Committee that the program successfully completed Candidacy Year One in 2014-15.

"This a great day for Embry-Riddle and our Athletic program," ERAU Director of Athletics John Phillips said. "We are excited to move another step closer toward full membership in NCAA Division II and the Sunshine State Conference.

Sunshine State Conference 7/21/2015
12 SSC Teams, 63 Student-Athletes Receive 2015 ITA Academic Honors

SKILLMAN, N.J. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its 2015 ITA All-Academic Teams and Scholar-Athletes on Thursday, July 16th. Ten ITA All-Academic Teams, seven women’s and six men’s squad, and 63 ITA Scholar-Athletes represent the Sunshine State Conference.

Sunshine State Conference 7/17/2015
Tampa's Joe Urso Named ABCA/Diamond National Coach of the Year

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The 2015 ABCA/Diamond National Coaches of the Year have been announced in all college and high school divisions. University of Tampa head coach Joe Urso has earned the award following his fourth national championship.

Sunshine State Conference 7/15/2015
Former NSU Shark J.D. Martinez To Play In MLB All-Star Game

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – After wrapping up the first half of the Major League Baseball season, former Nova Southeastern University baseball standout J.D. Martinez will travel to Cincinnati, Ohio to participate in the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.

Sunshine State Conference 7/14/2015
Vote for SSC Elite 89 Winners as Your Favorites in the NCAA

Vote for all three Elite 89 winners from the Sunshine State Conference in the NCAA’s Social Media contest. Samantha Collin (Rollins College, Women’s Soccer), Tyler Logan (Florida Southern College, Men’s Basketball), and Linda Fritschken (Barry University, Women’s Tennis) each represented their institutions and the SSC as Elite 89 winners in 2014-15.

Sunshine State Conference 7/14/2015
Milewski Promoted to Head Volleyball Coach at Lynn

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Lynn University Director of Athletics Devin Crosby did not need to look far for his new volleyball head coach as he announced the promotion of Adam Milewski on Monday. Milewski becomes the first male coach in program history and eighth head coach overall.

Sunshine State Conference 7/13/2015
Switalski Dubbed Head Women's Soccer Coach at Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. - The University of Tampa has announced that Erin Switalski will be its head women's soccer coach. Switalski becomes the fifth coach in program history, and replaces all-time winningest coach Gerry Lucey, who accepted a club coaching position.

Sunshine State Conference 7/13/2015